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Stress disorder is common among prostitutes

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7158.558b (Published 29 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:558
  1. Norra Macready
  1. California

    Post-traumatic stress disorder is common among prostitutes, virtually all of whom would leave their profession if they could, according to a study of prostitutes in five countries.

    Of 475 people interviewed in South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, and Zambia, 67% met the criteria …

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